After the autumn defibrillation of Rákóczi Square we were already pondering about the future of the Market Hall’s neighborhood and on how to open up possibilities for the revived community. 

Despite the winter weather of March we started to explore the Rákóczi Square with a team of 5 youngsters. This first phase of our program was about collecting data and experiences. 

Budapest is an open book, you just have to look around and read through the lines.

Short summary about our one and a half years activities in Shared Cities: Creative Momentum project. What is the meaning of "Shared" for us?

Four days happenings about the Rakoczi square, on the Rakoczi square, with people from the Rakoczi square. In mid-September for four days we moved in the Rakoczi Market Hall to fulfil our plans. 

 The goal of this research is to map out the different nightlife facilities and figure out what sort of difficulties these enterprises face in running their businesses.

As part of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum project, I am researching the attractions of public life.

To understand processes and changes in your neighbourhood, it can be helpful to dive into these problems in order to change them in your own neighbourhood. 

Mindspace team met and discussed with Margarita Gomez and Pablo Ignacio about Public Policy Lab.

Old and badly maintained buildings were packed in between buildings that were already restored to their formal state. 

We aim to create a fusion of a socially engaged NGO and a for-profit enterprise, where the latter ensures the professionalism and independence. 

This only is not enough to change the world, but gave some ideas to kick-start and start acivities in spring.

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